BRISTOL — Allene Slabaugh, 100, passed away at 5:10 a.m. Feb. 16, at Morningside Memory and Care Center in South Bend.
She was born Oct. 27, 1913, in Elkhart, to David and Fern (Newman) Helman.
On May 15, 1937, in Warsaw, she married Howard Slabaugh.
He preceded her in death March 27, 1994, in Elkhart.
Surviving are a daughter Shonne (Clyde) Durr of Bristol; a granddaughter, Stacey (Terry) Rodino; a great-granddaughter, Allison (Patrick) Bailey; and a great-great-granddaughter, Meredith Bailey all of Elkhart.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Gerald Helman.
Allene enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, bird watching and traveling with her family, but most of all she was a super Nana.
Visitation for family and friends will be for two hours prior to the 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.19 funeral service at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Pastor John Hogsett from Faith United Methodist Church will preside and entombment will follow in Rice Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Salvation Army or the Humane Society of Elkhart County.
To send an online condolence, please visit www.wmzfh.com.